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Lead Recruitment Consultant - Oil & Gas (Singapore)

Who we are:

Founded in early 2016 we have quickly established NextWave as a strong brand within the Energy sectors.

NextWave Partners has already grown to 20 people over the last 3 years, with a clear strategic plan to become the highest performing and most respected Energy & Infrastructure recruitment firm in Asia, then globally​.
We will do this through developing and empowering the very best recruiters in the industry to become market leaders in their specialist areas as well as attracting new talent into the business.

The Role - Oil & Gas Lead Recruitment Consultant:

The Lead Consultant will work closely with the Business Directors to build from scratch, establish and grow an Oil & Gas team with a Global remit.

We are looking for someone who has the desire to see how far they can push themselves outside of the traditional recruitment career path with a clear development plan to a Senior Management position in the future.

You will be a part of an ambitious company driving innovative recruitment solutions and strategic business growth to build the best recruitment desks possible.

For NextWave’s high achievers there are opportunities to build recruitment teams and align with Senior Management through equity and profit share in the business.


  • Build the Oil and Gas Recruitment business from scratch through establishing a portfolio of client accounts across the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa regions.

  • Grow the NextWave Company Brand and establish your own personal brand as a market-leading consultant in the Oil & Gas Sector.

  • Provision of strategic recruitment advice to C-Levels, Executive Board and Managing Directors of client companies, and other support to global finance and HR functions

  • Hire and develop a team of Oil & Gas Recruitment Consultants in Singapore to support individual sector specialisms.

  • Manage, mentor and train junior recruitment consultants in oil and gas sector recruitment methodologies.

  • Establish and grow a strong network of the Industry’s top Energy professionals

  • Develop and nurture a wide client base of Oil & Gas Companies across multiple disciplines with a global remit.

  • Formulate and execute a structured business development strategy - consulting in early-stage exploration and development through to project delivery and operations in order that you capture and extract maximum value along the project lifecycle.

  • International travel with face-to-face client meetings to develop deeper relationships with clients and candidates.

Your Profile:

  • Prior recruitment experience of at least 6 years in the Oil & Gas industry with a specialism in recruiting Subsurface disciplines such as Drilling, Reservoir Engineering and Geology.

  • Education Level: Masters Degree in the field of Science or a related field.

  • Strong network of contacts across Asia and the Middle East.

  • Minimum 4 years prior experience of managing a team of recruitment consultants to achieve top-level performance.

  • Entrepreneurially minded and keen to build a micro-business

  • Hard-working and driven to make their mark on the Energy Sector

  • Motivated to achieve above and beyond the competition in results and earnings

  • Confident, humble, resilient and an ability to think outside the box

  • You are nimble with an ability to spot opportunities and move quickly to capitalise on them.

  • A proven background in recruitment delivery with a track record in running a successful recruitment team in Asia is essential.

  • Work hard, play hard attitude

NextWave Partners offer:

  • Competitive Remuneration for Local or International Professionals

  • Formal training and development program

  • A fast-tracked career path to Senior Management if successful

  • International travel opportunities

  • A strategic and entrepreneurial working environment

You have what it takes ? Apply to join us !